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NIACC’s Jacox, Thompson selected to all-region first team


This news story was published on March 11, 2013.
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Kadejah Young

Kadejah Young

MASON CITY – NIACC freshmen Chelsey Jacox and Lateeka Thompson have been named to the Region XI women’s basketball first team.

Jacox (Plymouth, Minn.) averages 14.0 points (3rd in ICCAC) and 4.1 rebounds per game. She also had 112 assists (5th in ICCAC) and 67 steals (6th in ICCAC). Jacox, a 5-foot-8 point guard, has verbally committed to play basketball next season at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Thompson (Burnvsille, Minn.) averaged 13.7 points (5th in ICCAC) and 5.9 rebounds per game (11th in ICCAC). Thompson, a 5-7 guard, was second in the league with 74 steals and 12th with 71 assists.

Also for NIACC, freshman Kadejah Young was a second-team selection and freshman Lashae Brooks was a third-team selection.

Young (Minneapolis) averaged 9.0 points per game. Young, a 5-5 guard, had 39 3-point goals (11th in ICCAC), 55 steals (11th in ICCAC) and 62 assists (17th in ICCAC).

Brooks (Nett Lake, Minn.) averaged 11.6 points (10th in ICCAC) and 8.2 rebounds (5th in ICCAC) per game. Brooks, a 6-0 post, was second in the league with 78 blocks and second in field-goal percentage (117 of 238 for 49.2 percent).

NIACC was 18-13 overall in the 2012-13 season and placed fourth in the ICCAC. The Lady Trojans dropped a 64-55 decision to Southeastern-Keokuk in the opening round of the Region XI tournament.

FIRST-TEAM

Carlee Schumacher (DMACC), fr.; Britteny Steffey (Ellsworth), soph.; Katie Dentlinger (Iowa Central), fr.; Babaye Oja (Iowa Central), fr.; Bianca Dufelmeier (Kirkwood), soph.; Kianna Jacobs (Kirkwood), soph.; Whitney Rohrbach (Kirkwood), soph.; Mady Van Metre (Marshalltown), soph.; Chelsey Jacox (NIACC), fr.; Lateeka Thompson (NIACC), fr.

SECOND-TEAM

Kelsey Fynaardt (DMACC), soph.; Jasmine McCoy (DMACC), fr.; Taryn Wicks (DMACC), fr.; Lydia Harvey (Iowa Central), fr.; Miliakere Koyamainavure (Iowa Central), fr.; Friday Chuol (Kirkwood), soph.; Alexis Fitzpatrick (Kirkwood), soph.; Mackenzie Gott (Marshalltown), fr.; Kadejah Young (NIACC), fr.; Brittany Bryan (Southeastern-Keokuk), fr.

THIRD-TEAM

Jalissa Felici (DMACC), fr.; Annaka Olson (Ellsworth), soph.; Theresa Doyle (Iowa Central), fr.; Leah Courtney (Iowa Lakes), fr.; Sunday Duop (Iowa Lakes), fr.; Whitney Henderson (Kirkwood), soph.; Lashae Brooks (NIACC), fr.; Shelia Kleiber (Southeastern-Keokuk), soph.; Pearl Paulo (Southeastern-Keokuk), fr.; Jamee Miner (Southwestern), soph.

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